Trade-in program

Trade in your phone or tablet and save.

With the Bell Trade-in program, you get a certificate equal to the value of your device that can be used in-store towards the purchase of a new device or accessories.

Get up to $300 when you trade in a tablet or a phone.

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Find out how much your device is worth


The value of a device decreases over time, so estimates change frequently. The trade-in amount will depend on the condition of your device, including whether:

  • the device powers on
  • the keypad and/or touchscreen are functional
  • the screen and/or body are cracked
  • there are signs of liquid damage
  • the battery and battery cover are included

Prepare your phone for trade‑in

Back up:
Back up any personal data that you want to keep, such as contacts, emails, documents, pictures, videos and music. The phone cannot be returned to you after trade-in.
Deactivate account:
If applicable, remove the SIM card. If the phone doesn’t have a SIM card, be sure to contact your service provider to deactivate its mobile service.
Remove memory cards:
If applicable, remove any memory cards.
Reset phone:
Delete all personal data by resetting the phone to the factory default settings. If you’re not sure how to do this, a Bell representative can help you reset your phone in-store.
Charge battery:
Ensure the battery is charged so that we can evaluate the phone’s trade-in value.

Disabling Find my iPhone/iPad in iOS7

We cannot accept any iOS 7 devices for trade-in that have Find my iPhone or Find my iPad enabled, as these features lock your Apple device to your iCloud account.

To disable Find My iPhone/iPad:

  1. Ensure your device is turned on, with an active Wi-Fi or cellular connection.
  2. Touch Settings.
  3. Scroll to and touch iCloud.
  4. Touch the Find My iPhone (or Find my iPad) slider to turn it off.
  5. Enter your Apple ID password and then touch Turn Off.
  • You must be 18 years of age or older.
  • You must be the legal owner of the phone that you wish to trade in.

How will I be compensated for the value of my phone?
You will receive a trade-in certificate equal to the value of your phone.

Can I transfer my trade-in certificate to someone else?
The trade-in certificate you receive is non-transferable and has zero cash value.

Can I use my trade-in certificate at any time?
The trade-in certificate must be redeemed in-store at the time of trade in. Unused values are relinquished once you leave the store.

Once I have traded in my old phone, is it possible to get it back?
All trades are final. The phone cannot be returned to you at any time after it has been traded in.

What if my phone is valued at $0?
Some phones will be deemed as having no value depending on their age and/or condition. If your phone has no value, you can choose to recycle it through the Bell Blue Box program.

Can I trade in more than one phone at a time?
We can only accept one phone per trade-in.

Can I trade in my phone at any time?
Whether you’re an existing client or new to Bell Mobility, you can trade in a phone at any time.

Do I have to sign up for a new contract when I trade in my old phone?
A new contract term is not required.

How long does the estimate last?
The value of a phone diminishes over time, so estimates change frequently. To get the most value out of your phone, visit a participating Bell store today.

Do I need to include the phone charger or accessories?
No. Only the phone, battery and battery cover are required.

Find a store

Just bring your current phone or tablet to a a participating Bell store, where we'll assess it and give you its trade-in value towards your next device or accessory.

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